Kindergarten Holidays & Seasons Activities

Throughout the year there are many reasons to celebrate. From the changing of seasons to national and religious holidays, we have all kinds of ideas that will help your young learner get in a celebratory mood. While creating, gaming, and crafting kids will learn more about the holidays and the times of year that have cultural significance. Our holiday activities are also a great way to introduce your child to more obscure holidays as well as holidays that are widely celebrated around the world.

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... extract. In the third bowl, add a teaspoon of almond extract. Put a post-it note on each of the bowls, to remind you of what’s in them, then put all three bowls...
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... standard pencil or crayon, so it's easier for small hands to manipulate. Plus, it works great outside, so kids can work those basic writing skills, all while in...
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..., have her take off the blindfold and see if she is right. Continue having her guess the items until she has smelled all four of the "smell" containers...
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..., which sunk the pumpkin.) What’s Going On? For kindergarten students, relative size, density and buoyancy are all huge concepts. It may seem obvious to us...
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... out easily as a match; the others can line up by size. Can your child name each one? Help out if she's not sure—this is, after all, a great time for...
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... make a kid’s world safe and understandable on many levels: they see firsthand how math is all around us, how numbers can add up to real life connections, and how...
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...Give your kindergartener a beautiful way to say "I love you" while giving end-of-year math and writing skills a workout. For children of all ages, spring is an...
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... glue to apply “jewels” all over the rest of the crown.  Encourage lots of pattern exploration—“jewels” come in all sorts of shapes...
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... testing the objects, your child will notice that all of the objects on the “Yes” side are made of metal. Ask your child if magnets are attracted to all...
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... if the final product isn’t edible! Cooking with your child can provide a wonderful opportunity to explore physical science concepts. After all, these culinary...
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... colors and dilution. All they need to do is simply mix flour and water together to get a nice, pliable dough. It will “magically” turn into different...
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... looking at all the different types of animals. This activity uses a field trip to the pet store to help your child understand the difference between living and non...
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... can diagnose and learn to read all the different parts of the body, from the hand to the heart. What You Need: Pen Sticky notes Doctor toys or...
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.... Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla powder or vanilla extract. If your family likes the salted caramel chocolates that are all the rage these days, add a big...
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... cards aside. Mix up all of the uppercase and lowercase cards. Place them face down on the table or floor in a grid-like pattern. Have your child choose two cards...
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... paper or fabric. Have your child cut them out. These will be the patches for the scarecrow's clothing. Tape the patches all over your scarecrow's clothes. Sit...
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... all know the story of the tortoise and the hare, but our little turtle friends are often a bit more shy than the old tale suggests. Sometimes little turtles would...
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... below the waistband and cut the waistband off the skirt evenly. Turn the skirt inside out. Fold the new waist line down by two inches on all sides and pin in...
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... traffic cones, you can make your own using the following materials: 10-20 plastic water bottles, 2-liter soda bottles, or tennis ball canisters (all with lids...
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... your kid how different shapes can be pieced together to create unexpected forms. As an added bonus, all that cutting and folding is great for honing fine motor skills...

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